Bahrain Through the Ages: The Archaeology

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Routledge, 1986 - 526 pages
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Editorial Note
9
Introduction
10
Shoreline changes in Bahrain since the beginning of human occupation
15
construction of a land use model
25
The human biological history of the Early Bronze Age population in Bahrain
47
Dental anthropological investigations on Bahrain
64
A survey of culture interaction during the third and second millennia
72
recent finds
76
The Dilmun seals as evidence of long distance relations in the early second millennium BC
269
Indus and Gulf type seals from Ur
278
Animal designs and Gulf chronology
286
Eyestones and Pearls
305
The Tarut statue as a peripheral contribution to the knowledge of early Mesopotamian plastic art
311
variations in the MesopotamiaDilmun relationship
325
The occurrence of Dilmun in the oldest texts of Mesopotamia
335
The Deities of Dilmun
340

The Gulf in prehistory
79
Some aspects of Neolithic settlement in Bahrain and adjacent regions
87
Early maritime cultures of the Arabian Gulf and the Indian Ocean
94
The origins of the Dilmun Civilization
108
The island on the edge of the world
116
Burial mounds near Ali excavated by the Danish Expedition
125
evidence from historical and archaeological sources
135
Dilmun and Makkan during the third and early second millennia BC
143
Death in Dilmun
156
stratigraphy architecture and interpretation
166
its chronology and foreign relations reconsidered
178
the masonry
186
The land of Dilmun is holy
192
Urban crisis and colonialism
195
The chronology of City II and III at Qalat alBahrain
217
A reconsideration of City IV at Qalat alBahrain
225
MARTU and the land of Dilmun
233
The shell seals of Bahrain
251
Susa and the Dilmun Culture
262
changing cultural and economic relations during the third to early second millennia BC
367
Trade and cultural contacts between Bahrain and India in the third and second millennia BC
376
Bahrain and the Indus civilisation
383
the SyroAnatolian evidence from the third and second millennia BC
389
Bahrain in the GraecoRoman World
399
matrilineal ancestry in PreIslamic Arabia
407
some theoretical aspects of ecocultural zones
418
Dilmun and the Late Assyrian Empire
428
Some notes about Qalat alBahrain during the Hellenistic period
435
The Janussan necropolis and late first millennium BC burial customs in Bahrain
445
a strategic position from the Hellenistic period until modern times
462
The presentation and conservation of archaeological sites in Bahrain
470
conservation and presentation
480
The traditional architecture of Bahrain
485
Bibliography
497
List of Contributors
517
Index
519
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